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Biography of Singer and Actor Bobby Sherman

Biography of Singer and Actor Bobby Sherman

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Bobby Sherman was a star in the late sixties and early seventies when his shaggy hair and big smile captivated girls across the United States. Early Life Bobby Sherman was born on July 22, 1943 in California. His full name is Robert Cabot Sherman, Jr. When he was nine, his family moved from Santa Monica to Van Nuys in the San Fernando Valley. At eleven, Bobby took up the trumpet and discovered he loved music. At thirteen, he built the first of three scale models of Disneyland. Bobby attended high school at Birmingham High School, where he played football, was a member of the dance band, and realized he loved singing. Bobby's Big Break In 1964, Bobby joined with his old band to play at a Hollywood party. Natalie Wood was among the attendees that praised his singing, and h...
Most Popular Pop Music Groups, Singers, Hit Songs of ’80s

Most Popular Pop Music Groups, Singers, Hit Songs of ’80s

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Pop music during the 1980s reflects the ‘me first’ generation. The top 10 solo artists from the 80s garnered about 12% more most-requested songs on the top 50 charts for each year during the 1980s than scored by the top singers during the previous decade. In contrast, musical groups in the 1980s account for 20% fewer top 50 hits than during the 1970s. Even the most successful bands of the 80s were arguably driven by big name individual stars like Bono from U2 and Jon Bon Jovi. Among others, Steve Perry left Journey for a solo career as did Miami Sound Machine’s Gloria Estefan. Consolidating Pop Culture Madness data for the 50 most requested songs from 1980 to 1989, the lists below show the most requested bands and solo artists from that era. Top 10 Pop Music Groups The b
Alice Cooper: Album by Album Overview – The Early Band Years

Alice Cooper: Album by Album Overview – The Early Band Years

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In the beginning there was a band called "Alice Cooper." The lead singer, Vincent Furnier, took that name as his own, too. While stardom was in the future for Furnier, the group produced some early albums that were interesting, if atypical of the output to follow. Live At the Whiskey A-Go-Go, 1969 For years it had seemed like "Pretties for You" was the first Alice Cooper release. Certainly it was the earliest one in print. However, in recent years, it turns out that this live disc was released before that one, but apparently in a very limited release. The songs here are all presented in studio renditions on "Pretties For You," except for "Nobody Likes Me." The recording is not bad for a live recording of an unknown group in 1969. Some of these recordings have shown up over the...